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Senate Wants to Ramp up Blame on Russian Cyber Attacks

The United States is improving its ability to crack down on Russian hacking but even aggressive deterrence measures are unlikely to influence Putin. The 2018 Senate Intelligence Authorization...

Why Suu Kyi’s Title as a Nobel Laureate Should Be Revoked

Suu Kyi rightfully received the Nobel Peace Prize of 1991, but her silence over human rights violations against the Rohingya betrays her past ideals The Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the...

Let’s Not Forget the Unanswered Questions about American Democracy

Since the Republican victory in 2016, pundits and policymakers alike have been enamored with investigating potential collusion between Donald Trump's campaign and Putin's Russia. Nicholas R....

Revisiting the Rural Energy Challenge in Developing Countries

According to a report by the World Economic Forum, more than 500 million people have access to mobile phones but not to electricity. Today, the emergence of sustainable energy has changed the role...

Counterterrorism is Increasingly About Winning Hearts and Minds

While ISIS loses territory, many experts argue that the group is building a “virtual caliphate” online. Counterterrorism is now a battle for hearts and minds, rather than a pure...

The EU's Popularity is Challenged in its Neighborhood

With the European Union struck by a number of issues, from increased Russian aggression to an ongoing migrant crisis to lingering economic woes, it seeks to expand membership in the...

Artificial Intelligence is Set to Question our Identity and Privacy

Even as governments push to implement online authentication for digital transactions, AI threatens to convincingly play the part of a human online. Each day, news sites publish alluring updates on...

The Revolution That Global Health Security Needs

Nationalist leaders can close borders to migration and trade, but how does the 'America First' model fare against pandemic disease? Not well. In January this year, Richard Haass defined the...

Germany's Domestic Politics Complicate the Greek Debt Crisis

Germany’s ruling Christian Democratic Union might have political and economic interests in sustaining Greece’s fiscal weaknesses. Greece has been in economic recession since 2010. Responsibility for...

ISIS, The Bundy Ranch, and Nazis on Twitter: How Social Media Makes Us Extremists and What To Do About It

They are unlikely bedfellows: Sunni Islamists declaring a caliphate across the Middle East, ranchers attacking a federal wildlife refuge headquarters while refusing to pay taxes, and neo-Nazis...

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